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Timing of brain cell death uncovers a new target for Alzheimer’s treatment

10:30 EST 13 Feb 2020 | Science Blog

Alzheimer’s remains the leading cause of dementia in Western societies, with some estimates suggesting that as many as 24 million people worldwide are living with the disease. Alzheimer’s is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive ability that eventually affects even basic functions such as walking and swallowing. The exact cause of Alzheimer’s is unknown, […]

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